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The PALABRA Archive at the Library of Congress

La Biblioteca Podcast

Produced by the Library of Congress' Hispanic Reading Room, La Biblioteca is a podcast series exploring the collections of the Library of Congress that focus on the cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Hispanic community in the United States.

Season 1: Exploring the PALABRA Archive

Curators and librarians from the Library's Hispanic Reading Room speak with poets, critics, and experts about a selection of recordings from the PALABRA Archive. Guests include Georgette Dorn, the former curator of this historic archive; literary critic and translator Anna Deeny (Georgetown University); author Marie Arana; U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Juan Felipe Herrera, and literature professors Vivaldo Andrade dos Santos (Georgetown University), and Marjorie Agosín (Wellesley College).